Tag: Apple Watch

Micro LED screens will be ready for thinner, brighter 2020 Apple Watch

Though news that Apple was hoping to transition the Apple Watch away from OLED screens to cutting-edge Micro LED displays broke last year, reports differed on the timing. The typically reliable Bloomberg called the screens “a few years” away, while hit-and-miss DigiTimes suggested Micro LED production for Watches could start in 2018 or 2019. Today, […]

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Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model

While several companies have successfully offered less expensive alternatives to the Apple Watch, mounting a direct challenge with premium features and design isn’t easy. But Huawei-owned Huami is giving it a shot with the new Amazfit GTR. Boasting a Retina-class AMOLED screen with 326PPI pixel density covered by Gorilla Glass 3, the Amazfit GTR offers […]

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Apple freezes Walkie-Talkie app for Watch over eavesdropping exploit

After facing down an embarrassing Group FaceTime bug that let callers hear audio near unanswered iPhones, Apple is today combatting a similar Apple Watch issue (via TechCrunch): The Walkie-Talkie app introduced last year in watchOS 5 apparently triggers the same sort of iPhone vulnerability, and has been disabled while Apple works on a fix. Apple revealed […]

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Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie App Disabled Due to Eavesdropping Bug

Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on the Apple Watch due to an eavesdropping bug that allows one to eavesdrop on other iPhone users. Apple was informed about the bug directly via its vulnerability portal. It believes that the vulnerability has not been used against any of its customers. The Walkie-Talkie app continues to remain […]

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Nest Kills App Support For Apple Watch And Wear OS

Smartwatches are a pretty clever invention, especially since they allow us to do many things without having to reach for our phone. For example, we can send text messages, read notifications, get reminders, set alarms, and so on. There was even a point in time where we could control our smart home devices such as […]

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‘Brenbreak’ Apple Watch Jailbreak for watchOS 4.0 – 5.1.2 Teased; Q4 2019 Release

If you have been holding out for an Apple Watch jailbreak, here’s an update to make your wait worth it. Developer @ethanpepro who was working on an Apple Watch jailbreak has teased the brenbreak jailbreak for the wearable. He teases the jailbreak will “liberate your Apple Watch” and that it will be compatible with all […]

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